Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, The Sands at Grace Bay is a luxurious family-friendly resort boasting six acres of powder-white sand and dazzling turquoise waters along the world-famous Grace Bay Beach of Providenciales, Turks & Caicos. It is the quintessential Caribbean beachside getaway for those who demand the very best in elegant sophistication combined with laid-back luxury.
With a Caribbean Plantation style setting, The Sands at Grace Bay is situated amid a lush tropical garden courtyard caressed by three free-form swimming pools and is home to 112 luxurious suite and studio accommodations, a Spa Tropique, the legendary Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar, an on-site dive shop, non-motorized water sports and much more.
Accommodations at The Sands at Grace Bay invite you to soak in the surrounding tropical scenery with floor to ceiling windows and sliding glass doors opening out to breathtaking views of the sea or gardens. Oversized and beautifully furnished in a traditional Caribbean flavor, each suite comes complete with amenities that provide the ultimate in comfort and convenience, from an in-room washer and dryer to large, fully-furnished balconies.
The One-, Two- and Three-Bedroom Suites vary in size from 1,000 to 1,600 square feet, and are equipped with modern kitchens featuring granite counter tops and state-of-the-art stainless steel appliances. Spacious and comfortable dining areas provide added convenience for private dining and entertaining. The smaller studio accommodations are perfect for one or two guests, featuring a Queen-size bed, bathroom and separate sitting area and kitchenette with a microwave, refrigerator and sink.
Additional conveniences included in every room are air conditioning, television with cable, Wi-Fi internet access, washer and dryer’s (except in Studio Courtyards) and much more.
With modern kitchens and kitchenettes, these accommodations allow guests to enjoy a home-cooked meal miles away from home, and grocery shopping is made easy with a twice-daily shuttle service that runs into town and to the local grocery stores.
For guests who prefer onsite dining to home-cooked meals, The Sands at Grace Bay houses the legendary Hemingway’s Restaurant and Bar, where you can enjoy gourmet selections and island specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Boasting panoramic ocean views of scenic Grace Bay Beach, this casual atmosphere and elegant open-air restaurant (one of the only beachfront restaurants on the island) provides the perfect setting for all occasions – from a light breakfast to an elegant candle-lit dinner. Not to miss is Hemingway’s “Caribbean Night” which occurs every Tuesday evening, where live music accompanies an unforgettable island dining experience.
Guests enjoy soaking up the sun and taking advantage of the resort’s pristine beachside location and year-round gorgeous weather, and there are plenty of ways to “cool off” from the Caribbean heat at The Sands at Grace Bay. The resort’s 3 free-form swimming pools are connected by canals and are adorned by a cascading waterfall, a relaxing Jacuzzi and small grottoes. Here, you can take advantage of the poolside cocktail service, and sip on cool refreshments while wading in one of the three pools or relaxing in the lounge chairs nearby.
For those who want to lie along the sugary-sand beaches of Grace Bay, the resort provides guests with comfortable beach lounge chairs as well as palapa shades and hammocks. To fully appreciate the 12 miles of pristine beach and warm sea waters brimming with colorful coral reefs, The Sands at Grace Bay provides free use of kayaks, windsurfing equipment, snorkel gear and Hobie Cats. The healthy barrier reef surrounding the island, the third largest of its kind in the world, is home to millions of corals, tropical fish and other underwater companions - dolphins, hawksbill turtles, manta rays, nurse sharks, and many more.
Not only does this location offer superb snorkeling, but scuba diving excursions by Ocean Vibes are also available and can easily be arranged for those who want to experience an underwater adventure. Bicycles are also for rent, which is a great way to tour the resort property and its surrounding areas. More specialized activities, such as beach-side horseback riding, fishing tours and more can also be scheduled through the resort.
For those looking to stay in shape during their stay, guests can visit the resort's newly renovated fitness gym which is open daily. The new gym houses state-of-the-art Cybex fitness equipment and LCD flat-screen TV’s are placed throughout the facility, offering guests entertainment during their workout. , The resort also features a lit-tennis court, where private lessons are available to guests who want to improve their game.
For golf enthusiasts - the resort is idyllically located within a ten-minute drive to the 18-hole, 72-par championship golf course at Provo Golf Club- one of the best and most challenging golf courses in the Caribbean. Twelve-acres of inland lakes and marsh, West Indies-style clubhouse, Fairways Bar and Grill and a Pro Shop make Provo Golf Club a must-see for avid golfers.
For those looking to indulge in an array of classic spa specialties such as massages, facials and body wraps – the resort’s Spa Tropique offers the ultimate relaxing and rejuvenating experiences. In addition to the ample menu of spa services offered, including popular Swedish, Therapeutic, Reflexology and Hot Stone massage techniques, patrons can also choose from romantic couples massage as well as private in-suite or beach-side treatments.
Located only 80 minutes by air from Miami, The Sands at Grace Bay feels like you’re worlds away. The resort is conveniently located just seven miles from Providenciales International Airport and six miles from the center of town – which boasts shopping, restaurants, nightlife and more.
For more information on The Sands at Grace Bay, please visit www.thesandstc.com
or call toll-free 1-877-77 SANDS (72637).